Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

npm
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 460 467 618
Rank change year-on-year +7 +151 -60
Permanent jobs citing npm 697 349 580
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.44% 1.38% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 440 288 497
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,775 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,938 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,625 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

npm is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 48,323 25,290 43,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.80% 36.65% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34,785 20,893 35,814
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing npm as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing npm.

Salary trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing npm over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for npm in the UK

npm
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the UK over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 621 £55,000 +10.00% 121
London +47 347 £65,000 -7.14% 62
UK excluding London -49 298 £50,000 +11.11% 62
Work from Home -158 152 £60,000 +26.32% 24
South East -71 77 £42,500 -22.73% 10
South West -24 72 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North of England -52 70 £50,000 - 29
North West -40 42 £50,000 - 14
Midlands -94 37 £45,000 +16.88% 12
West Midlands -70 28 £49,000 +27.27% 6
Yorkshire -63 26 £45,000 +2.86% 11
Scotland -58 21 £53,000 +32.50% 3
Wales -27 9 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England -37 9 £72,500 +93.33% 3
East Midlands -54 9 £38,750 +6.90% 6
North East -27 4 £52,500 +1.94% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 £50,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £69,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for npm.

1 589 (84.51%) JavaScript
2 486 (69.73%) React
3 464 (66.57%) CSS
4 425 (60.98%) HTML
5 405 (58.11%) Git (software)
6 368 (52.80%) TypeScript
7 361 (51.79%) webpack
8 329 (47.20%) AngularJS
9 326 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
10 310 (44.48%) Node.js
11 294 (42.18%) Sass
12 284 (40.75%) Front End Development
13 242 (34.72%) User Experience
14 217 (31.13%) HTML5
15 215 (30.85%) ES6
16 200 (28.69%) Docker
17 192 (27.55%) REST
18 183 (26.26%) gulp
19 181 (25.97%) RESTful
19 181 (25.97%) Social Skills
20 179 (25.68%) CSS3
21 178 (25.54%) AWS
22 173 (24.82%) Redux
23 171 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
24 163 (23.39%) Vue.js
24 163 (23.39%) Azure
25 161 (23.10%) DevOps
26 148 (21.23%) Software Engineering
27 145 (20.80%) Full Stack Development
28 144 (20.66%) Yarn

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (12.63%) CMS
2 46 (6.60%) nginx
3 45 (6.46%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (6.17%) Apache
5 39 (5.60%) WordPress
6 38 (5.45%) IIS
7 32 (4.59%) Confluence
8 19 (2.73%) Drupal
9 13 (1.87%) Headless CMS
10 12 (1.72%) Umbraco
11 8 (1.15%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.00%) JBoss
12 7 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.72%) CloudStack
15 4 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.57%) EPiServer
16 3 (0.43%) Ethereum
16 3 (0.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 20 (2.87%) Campfire
2 12 (1.72%) Figma
3 10 (1.43%) Sketch
4 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.43%) InVision
7 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.14%) Magento
1 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 178 (25.54%) AWS
2 163 (23.39%) Azure
3 144 (20.66%) Yarn
4 86 (12.34%) GitHub
5 71 (10.19%) GCP
6 53 (7.60%) Serverless
7 47 (6.74%) SaaS
8 46 (6.60%) Amazon S3
9 40 (5.74%) Amazon Cognito
10 39 (5.60%) Amazon EC2
11 35 (5.02%) AWS Lambda
12 29 (4.16%) OpenShift
13 15 (2.15%) NuGet
13 15 (2.15%) Power Platform
14 12 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 12 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (1.58%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (1.58%) Trello
16 10 (1.43%) Route 53
17 9 (1.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.17%) HTTP
2 34 (4.88%) Broadband
3 29 (4.16%) Internet
4 17 (2.44%) DNS
4 17 (2.44%) Firewall
5 11 (1.58%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (0.72%) VLAN
8 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.43%) Skype
10 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.29%) SMS
11 1 (0.14%) ADSL2
11 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.04%) MySQL
2 65 (9.33%) NoSQL
3 44 (6.31%) SQL Server
4 39 (5.60%) MongoDB
5 23 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (2.44%) Big Data
7 16 (2.30%) Data Mining
7 16 (2.30%) Redis
8 15 (2.15%) Data Lake
8 15 (2.15%) Power BI
9 14 (2.01%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.86%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.72%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.57%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.57%) FileMaker
14 3 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.43%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.29%) Flink
Development Applications
1 405 (58.11%) Git (software)
2 361 (51.79%) webpack
3 183 (26.26%) gulp
4 123 (17.65%) Babel
5 121 (17.36%) JIRA
6 102 (14.63%) Jenkins
7 68 (9.76%) Grunt
8 49 (7.03%) Jasmine
9 36 (5.16%) ESLint
10 35 (5.02%) git-flow
11 33 (4.73%) Maven
12 32 (4.59%) Cypress.io
13 30 (4.30%) TeamCity
14 26 (3.73%) Mocha
15 25 (3.59%) Bower
15 25 (3.59%) Storybook
16 19 (2.73%) GitLab
17 17 (2.44%) Bitbucket
18 15 (2.15%) Cucumber
19 14 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 181 (25.97%) Social Skills
2 107 (15.35%) Finance
3 59 (8.46%) Games
4 40 (5.74%) Marketing
5 37 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (4.73%) Banking
7 28 (4.02%) Retail
8 25 (3.59%) Advertising
9 22 (3.16%) Publishing
10 17 (2.44%) Billing
11 15 (2.15%) Investment Banking
11 15 (2.15%) Wearables
12 14 (2.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 11 (1.58%) Legal
14 7 (1.00%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (0.86%) Law
16 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.72%) Telecoms
17 4 (0.57%) Electronics
17 4 (0.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 556 (79.77%) Developer
2 230 (33.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 136 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 119 (17.07%) React Developer
5 117 (16.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 79 (11.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 62 (8.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 56 (8.03%) Angular Developer
9 51 (7.32%) UI Developer
10 39 (5.60%) Software Engineer
11 35 (5.02%) Web Developer
12 27 (3.87%) PHP Developer
13 26 (3.73%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 24 (3.44%) Senior React Developer
15 21 (3.01%) Lead Developer
16 19 (2.73%) Node.js Developer
17 17 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
17 17 (2.44%) WordPress Developer
18 16 (2.30%) HTML Developer
19 15 (2.15%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (69.73%) React
2 464 (66.57%) CSS
3 425 (60.98%) HTML
4 329 (47.20%) AngularJS
5 310 (44.48%) Node.js
6 294 (42.18%) Sass
7 217 (31.13%) HTML5
8 192 (27.55%) REST
9 181 (25.97%) RESTful
10 179 (25.68%) CSS3
11 173 (24.82%) Redux
12 163 (23.39%) Vue.js
13 102 (14.63%) Jest
14 88 (12.63%) JSON
15 84 (12.05%) .NET
16 79 (11.33%) DOM
17 76 (10.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 72 (10.33%) jQuery
19 66 (9.47%) GraphQL
19 66 (9.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 242 (34.72%) User Experience
2 51 (7.32%) Data Structures
2 51 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 31 (4.45%) Linux Command Line
4 24 (3.44%) Algorithms
5 21 (3.01%) Blog
6 18 (2.58%) Animation
7 16 (2.30%) Xbox
8 15 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
9 14 (2.01%) Video on Demand
10 13 (1.87%) Social Media
10 13 (1.87%) Video\Live Streaming
11 12 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
11 12 (1.72%) STB
12 10 (1.43%) BYOD
12 10 (1.43%) Wiki
13 9 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.17%) Windows
2 48 (6.89%) Linux
3 39 (5.60%) Apple iOS
4 38 (5.45%) Android
5 12 (1.72%) Alpine Linux
6 8 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.00%) Unix
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (40.75%) Front End Development
3 171 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
4 161 (23.10%) DevOps
5 148 (21.23%) Software Engineering
6 145 (20.80%) Full Stack Development
7 131 (18.79%) Continuous Integration
8 121 (17.36%) Web Development
9 114 (16.36%) Unit Testing
10 111 (15.93%) Scrum
11 106 (15.21%) Workflow
12 99 (14.20%) TDD
13 97 (13.92%) Mentoring
14 91 (13.06%) Microservices
15 88 (12.63%) Computer Science
16 80 (11.48%) Test Automation
17 68 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
18 59 (8.46%) Responsive Web Design
19 56 (8.03%) Open Source
19 56 (8.03%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 589 (84.51%) JavaScript
2 368 (52.80%) TypeScript
3 215 (30.85%) ES6
4 119 (17.07%) PHP
5 99 (14.20%) C#
6 95 (13.63%) SQL
7 89 (12.77%) Python
8 81 (11.62%) Java
9 31 (4.45%) Bash Shell
10 24 (3.44%) ES7
11 13 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.72%) PHP 7
13 10 (1.43%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.29%) Java 8
14 9 (1.29%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.15%) Go
16 7 (1.00%) ES8
16 7 (1.00%) Scala
17 6 (0.86%) C
17 6 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (6.89%) Degree
2 45 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (10.62%) Accessibility
2 45 (6.46%) QA
3 34 (4.88%) GDPR
3 34 (4.88%) WCAG
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 200 (28.69%) Docker
2 15 (2.15%) Firmware
3 4 (0.57%) Varnish
4 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (10.47%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.59%) Hadoop YARN
3 22 (3.16%) Ansible
3 22 (3.16%) Terraform
4 19 (2.73%) Puppet
5 12 (1.72%) Kibana
5 12 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.86%) logstash
7 5 (0.72%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.29%) Bugsnag
9 2 (0.29%) Istio
9 2 (0.29%) MIIS
9 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.14%) Argo
10 1 (0.14%) OpenNebula
10 1 (0.14%) Rancher
10 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 40 (5.74%) Google
3 21 (3.01%) Sony
4 16 (2.30%) Adobe
5 12 (1.72%) Guidewire
6 10 (1.43%) Sage
6 10 (1.43%) Zend
7 9 (1.29%) Apple
8 8 (1.15%) Oracle
8 8 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.86%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.72%) Sun
12 3 (0.43%) Netlify
13 2 (0.29%) Amplitude
13 2 (0.29%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.29%) New Relic
13 2 (0.29%) Spotify
14 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 1 (0.14%) Sybase